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Tenerife News & Information

'Golden Teide Award' for Thomas Cook staff, human rights activist and university
Society Sat, Nov 30, 2019

'Golden Teide Award' for Thomas Cook staff, human...

MAKING life easier and improving conditions for society, retaining cultural values and promoting the arts and sciences in the Canary Islands are rewarded every year by a Tenerife radio station: the Golden Teide Awards...

Wizz Air launches new Luton-Tenerife South route
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Wizz Air launches new Luton-Tenerife South route

BUDGET carrier Wizz Air is the latest to announce a new route from the Canary Islands to the UK which could help fill the gap left by long-established package tour giant Thomas Cook, following its sudden collapse in...

Jet2 to open new base at Tenerife South
Travel/Tourism Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Jet2 to open new base at Tenerife South

BRITISH low-cost airline Jet2 has announced plans to open a base at Tenerife South airport, which will increase seats for passengers from the central regional terminal by around 330,000. During low season, about 200,000...

Visiting La Laguna in its 20th UNESCO year
Travel/Tourism Sat, Oct 26, 2019

Visiting La Laguna in its 20th UNESCO year

IT'S NOT just an easy destination for European holidaymakers seeking sunshine and superb beaches – although it is that as well, we can't deny it. But Spain is home to more UNESCO heritage sites than anywhere...

Spain swelters, but Teide shut due to snow
Environment Mon, Mar 25, 2019

Spain swelters, but Teide shut due to snow

EVEN though most of Spain is basking in unseasonably-high temperatures and ski slopes are melting over a fortnight ahead of their usual closing dates, one of the country’s warmest regions has issued warnings over snow...

Wonder Woman 1984 to be filmed in Tenerife
Entertainment Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Wonder Woman 1984 to be filmed in Tenerife

TENERIFE will once again become the backdrop for a Hollywood blockbuster – this time the long-awaited sequel . Parts of the west of the island will become an open-air film set during the last week in September and the...

Piece of plane which crashed in 1977 found in Tenerife garden
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Piece of plane which crashed in 1977 found in Tenerife...

A CHUNK of an aeroplane which crashed in Tenerife 41 years ago has been found in a private garden. According to the Nuclear Safety Council, the sighting of a piece of 'well-worn' uranium on the plot in La Laguna...

'Jihad' terrorism recruiters caught in Tenerife
Crime/Incidents Mon, May 7, 2018

'Jihad' terrorism recruiters caught in Tenerife

THREE men have been arrested in Tenerife on suspicion of sending a terrorist recruit to Syria to fight with the organisation Al-Nusra. National Police say the recruit, a 35-year-old Moroccan, was 'radicalised'...

Jail for man, 83, who killed violent burglar
Crime/Incidents Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Jail for man, 83, who killed violent burglar

A HOMEOWNER in his 80s who shot a burglar to stop him attacking his wife has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, but the prosecution plans to appeal. Jacinto Siverio (pictured right), who was 80 at the...

Tenerife inferno threatens Teide National Park
Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Tenerife inferno threatens Teide National Park

VIOLENT blaze in southern Tenerife close to Teide National Park has already wiped out 544 acres and is still raging. As yet, nobody has been evacuated as the nearest towns, Vilaflor and Granadilla de Abona, are five...

Belfast boy's hit-and-run killers caught in Tenerife
Crime/Incidents Mon, Apr 2, 2018

Belfast boy's hit-and-run killers caught in Tenerife

TWO men havve been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run death of a British boy in the Los Cristianos area of Adeje, Tenerife on Thursday. Nine-year-old Carter Carson was on holiday with his family, who live in...

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